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Peacock Gudgeon (Tateurndina ocellicauda)

Peacock Gudgeon (Tateurndina ocellicauda)

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Introducing the stunning Peacock Gudgeon! Elevate your aquarium with these captivating fish, renowned for their vibrant colors and peaceful demeanor. Easy to care for and ideal for community tanks, Peacock Gudgeons add a touch of elegance to any aquatic setup. Explore our collection and bring home these exquisite gems to enhance your underwater world today!


Peacock Gudgeon Care Guide:

  1. Tank Setup:

    • Provide a tank with a minimum of 10 gallons.
    • Ensure ample hiding spots with plants, driftwood, or caves.
    • Maintain a sandy substrate to mimic their natural habitat.
  2. Water Conditions:

    • Keep the water temperature between 72-78°F (22-26°C).
    • Maintain a pH level of 6.5-7.5.
    • Ensure good water quality with regular water changes.
  3. Diet:

    • Offer a varied diet including high-quality flake or pellet food.
    • Supplement their diet with live or frozen foods like bloodworms, brine shrimp, or daphnia.
  4. Behavior:

    • Peacock Gudgeons are peaceful but can be territorial during breeding.
    • They prefer to live in groups, so provide at least a pair but ideally a small group.
    • Avoid housing them with aggressive tank mates.
  5. Breeding:

    • Provide a separate breeding tank with plants and caves for spawning.
    • The male will establish a territory and display vibrant colors to attract females.
    • After spawning, remove the adults as they may eat their eggs.
  6. Health:

    • Watch for signs of illness such as loss of appetite, lethargy, or abnormal behavior.
    • Quarantine new fish before introducing them to the main tank to prevent diseases.
  7. Compatibility:

    • Peacock Gudgeons are compatible with other peaceful community fish.
    • Avoid keeping them with fin-nipping or aggressive species.

Remember to observe your Peacock Gudgeons regularly and provide them with a suitable environment to thrive. Enjoy their vibrant colors and playful behavior in your aquarium!

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